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Spencer Kellis

  • PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
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Recent publications

  • Engineering artificial somatosensation through cortical stimulation in humans

    • Lee B
    • Kramer D
    • Salas M
    • et al.
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  • Decoding motor imagery from the posterior parietal cortex of a tetraplegic human

    • Aflalo T
    • Kellis S
    • Klaes C
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Research Assistant Professor

University of Southern California School of Medicine

May 2017 - Present

Professional Staff

California Institute of Technology

December 2016 - Present

Postdoctoral Scholar

California Institute of Technology

January 2012 - December 2016(5 years)

Graduate Research Assistant

The University of Utah

June 2006 - December 2016(11 years)


Blackrock Microsystems

May 2008 - August 2008(3 months)

Desktop Validation Group Intern

Intel Corporation

May 2004 - December 2004(7 months)


Ph.D. Electrical Engineering

The University of Utah

August 2009 - Present

M.S. Electrical Engineering

The University of Utah

August 2006 - August 2009(3 years)

B.S. Electrical Engineering

Brigham Young University

August 1998 - April 2006(8 years)


I'm a Research Scientist and Member of the Professional Staff at Caltech in the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, and a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Co-authors (105)

  • Michael Barbaro
  • nouman bajwa
  • Sheldon Logan
  • Matthew Guthaus